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If you are someone who checks clothing laundering labels, have you noticed how many different symbols there are? And, if there is no wording with the symbols do you understand what is means? Many reading this are likely saying they never check the...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 29, 2020

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Every February is American Heart Month, raising awareness about preventing heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Approximately 90 percent of middle-aged people and more than 74...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 15, 2020

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Free Annual Credit Reports There is one official site to get a free annual credit report. It is AnnualCreditReport.com and they can also be reached at (877)322-8228. It is Federal law that you are able to get a free credit report every twelve months...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 8, 2020

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Did the holiday season treat you well with many delicious treats that have you feeling like you overindulged? Or, feeling a bit sedentary and wanting to get some activity into your day? Physical activity during the winter months is challenging. It...

 

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With the new year upon us, resolutions may be on your mind. Have you found how easy they are to make them but not as easy to keep? People who make new year’s resolutions are 10 times more likely to accomplish the changes than those who do not...

 

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This time of year can bring additional stress of high expectations, overcommitments, a lot to get done, etc. Perhaps misunderstandings and miscommunication add to the craziness. Under these circumstances, strong communication is key to maintaining...

 

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PASSWORDS Using strong passwords, not using the same password for everything and changing passwords often are some of the most important ways to keep your online accounts from being hacked. Most of these points you have heard before but check them...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    December 4, 2019

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Do not let the busyness of the holiday season overshadow the safety of your house. Increased cooking and baking, decorating and entertaining can mean increased risk of fire and accidents. The following list is courtesy of the International...

 

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Are you looking for ideas to liven up the large gathering dinner conversations? Or perhaps you need to steer the conversation in a different direction. If so, here are some conversation starter questions for all age—do not forget to involve the...

 

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It is the time of the year where many holidays and events will be celebrated with gatherings of family, friends and food. With all the hecticness, do not forget about keeping your food safe. The last thing you want is to have friends and family...

 

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Mindful Eating How many times have you done something and cannot remember what happened or what was said? Have you even found that you cannot remember what you had to eat a few hours ago? Our minds wander due to deadlines, upcoming events and other...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    November 6, 2019

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Food allergies, intolerances, sensitivities…..is there a difference? These terms are often confused to mean the same thing. It comes down to the immune system versus digestive system. Food allergies are a reaction by the immune system and can be...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 30, 2019

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Winter Squash – Quick and Easy Prep is possible Wondering what you are going to do with all the winter squash you grew? Or, maybe you love to eat winter squash but have a difficult time peeling and cutting it raw? This is another great reason to...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 23, 2019

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Having trouble falling asleep? Has someone suggested taking a bath before going to bed to help you fall asleep? Have you found it to work? Here is a brief explanation of why it is believed to work. Studies have found taking a bath approximately 90...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 16, 2019

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Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Eighty-two percent of seniors indicate they believe it is important to have their thinking and memory check but only sixteen percent received regular cognitive assessment...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 2, 2019

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Solid Finance$ The basics of money management – you make money to spend money. However, eventually, we figure out there is more to money management than making and spending. Whether it be stretching the dollar further, saving, investing, borrowing...

 

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As we age, our life circumstances and bodies change, and it becomes necessary to adapt our food intake accordingly. Many factors such as income, mobility and health issues and accessibility to food can have a profound effect on the level of...

 

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Do you knit, crochet, spin, weave, sew or quilt? Have you ever thought about entering the Make It With Wool (MIWW) contest? The MIWW promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns, encourages personal creativity, recognition of creative...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    August 28, 2019

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High sodium consumption raises blood pressure which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Blood pressure begins decreasing within weeks on average when salt/sodium intake is reduced. Although we all need a small amount of sodium for...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    August 14, 2019

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Chouteau County Chosen for Exciting New Strength Training Study Chouteau County has been selected as one of six locations in Montana to participate in an exciting collaborative research study, ‘Strong People Strength Training Program: A Community...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 31, 2019

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With the recent temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, it reminds us of the dangers heat can have on our bodies and health. The same holds true for our pets as well. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind for pet safety during the heat. - Provide ampl...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 10, 2019

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The vegetables in the gardens have been looking abundant. With these observations, doing something with the produce is likely the thought swarming your head. If canning comes to mind, this is a good time to make sure you have all of your canning...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 3, 2019

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Pie Crust Classes – July 23 at the Big Sandy Library, 2 workshops – 1:30 – 3:30 pm or 4:00 – 6:00 pm. The class will be hands-on giving the participants the chance to assemble the pie dough ingredients and rolling and placing the dough in...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    June 5, 2019

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One of the hardest things to think about having to do is making the decision of what to do when a loved one has a terminal condition. Or perhaps you have been in the position of having made the decision in the past. You know the reality of how diffic...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    May 29, 2019

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In 2016, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) reported one in six Montanan adults provided unpaid care or assistance to a friend or family member with a health problem or disability within the past 30 days. You may be a...

 

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